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Buechi, Sarah: Contradiction Of Happiness

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 25461
Catalog Code: INT299
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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"After Flying Letters and Shadow Garden, Sarah Buechi is releasing her third album on Intakt Records, Contradiction of Happiness. She has seized the opportunity to take her music in a new direc tion, and has augmen...


Parker, Evan / Barry Guy / Paul Lytton: Music For David Mossman

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 25460
Catalog Code: INT296
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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David Mossman is the founder of The Vortex Jazz Club in London, where in January 1983 the British trio of Evan Parker on sax, Barry Guy on bass, and Paul Lytton on drums recorded their first album together on the Incus label, "Tracks"; returning now, 43 years later, to pay tribute to the club and to record this absolutely impressive album of commanding free improvisation.


Die Enttauschung (Axel Dorner / Michael Griener / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder): Lavaman

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 25220
Catalog Code: INN289
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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The remarkable European Free Jazz quintet Die Enttauschung, crossing bop forms with modern creative approaches to jazz for over 20 years, takes a new drummer--Michael Griener--and adds trombonist Christof Thewes, to join Rudi Mahall on clarinets, Axel Dorner on trumpet, and Jan Roder on bass, for an exciting and upbeat album of succinct tunes that both revere and abuse jazz history in wonderful ways.


Hawkins, Alexander / Elaine Mitchener Quartet (w / Neil Charles / Stephen Davis) : UpRoot

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 25219
Catalog Code: INN297
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Oxford-based keyboardist and composer Alexander Hawkins balances free improv and lyrical jazz forms in a quartet with bassist Neil Charles, drummer Stephen Davis, and vocalist Elaine Mitchener, with both Hawkins compositions and pieces from Archie Shepp, Jeanne Lee, and Patty Waters, a beautiful balance that appeals to modern listeners steeped in the history.


Borderlands Trio (Stephan Crump / Kris Davis / Eric McPherson): Asteroidea

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24996
Catalog Code: INT295
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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The New York collective trio of bassist Stephan Crump, pianist Kris Davis and drummer Eric McPherson focuses on starfish (asteroida), which can regenerate lost sections of itself, as this band creates highly focused group compositions that use melodic elements as rhythm and vice versa, recontextualizing and transforming their confident and masterful playing.


Hassler, Hans: Wie Die Zeit Hinter Mir Her

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24995
Catalog Code: INT288
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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Swiss accordionist Hans Hassler stands above the (small) crowd of improvising accordionist in the breadth of his career, his ability to balance both lyrical, abstract, serious, and humorous aspects in his approach to the instrument, a true original in intent and ability to engage his listeners, in 15 original and diverse compositions recorded in 2017.


Rainey, Tom Obbligato: Float Upstream

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24966
Catalog Code: INT292
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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An album of standards interpreted by NY drummer Tom Rainey's and his band Obbligato of Ralph Alessi on trumpet, Ingrid Laubrock on saxophones, Kris Davis on piano, and Drew Gress on bass, sincerely approaching the great songbooks that fuel traditional jazz, each updated and modulated but not overtly deconstructed, as the band finds great inspiration for group interplay.


Schweizer, Irene / Joey Baron : Live!

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24902
Catalog Code: INT293
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Two generations and two monumental masters of free improvisation from Europe and New York joined together at the unerhort!-Festival Rote Fabrik Zurich in 2015 to unleash this technically awesome and ebullient duo in a fantastic concert of dynamic power, lyrical insight, intense rhythmic support and counterpoint, and profound musical ideas; incredible!


Speed, Chris Trio (w/ Chris Tordini / Dave King): Platinum On Tap

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24898
Catalog Code: Intakt 294
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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An impressive jazz album from saxophonist Chris Speed, performing with his trio of Dave King on drums and Chris Tordini on bass, a chordless trio that emphasizes Speed's lyrical playing that is both melodic and yet driven by complex riffs, odd time signatures and runs that are fully developed in style and intention, creating a joyful and embraceable album of modern jazz.


Schlippenbach Trio (Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Lovens): Features

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24148
Catalog Code: INT250
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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The long-standing Schlippenbach Trio with Evan Parker on saxophone and Paul Lovens on drums presents 15 concise "Features", improvisations of great depth and diversity, from the beautifully stark solo piano that opens the album to intense collective interactions, avoiding excess in deference to the profound expression of an inspiring group chemistry.


Weber, Katharina / Fred Frith / Fredy Studer: It Rolls

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24147
Catalog Code: INT248
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Blending a sense of chamber music into free improvisation that references jazz, the trio of pianist Katharnia Weber, guitarist Fred Frith and drummer Fredy Studer merge the most outrageous of techniques into a comprehensible whole, engaging the listener in surprising twists and turns that are sophisticated, extraordinary, and wonderfully unpredictable.


Crispell, Marilyn / Gerry Hemingway: Table of Changes (Live)

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24146
Catalog Code: INT246
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Both former alumni of Anthony Braxton ensembles, the partnership of Marilyn Crispell on piano and Gerry Hemingway on drums is captured live in 2013 during their 2013 European tour, with tracks from Austria, France, and Amsterdam including the Europa Jazz Festival in Le Mans, France, for 11 highly attuned improvisations of masterful playing and dialog.


Helias, Mark / Tom Rainey / Tony Malaby: The Signal Maker

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24145
Catalog Code: INT245
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Double bass player Mark Helias leads his Open Loose trio, founded in 1996 and currently comprised of Tom Rainey on drums and Tony Malaby on tenor sax, taking Helias' compositions and reworking them live until they become the dozen magnificent pieces recorded on this album: a diverse, flexible and creative set of approaches to jazz and free improvisation.


Takase, Aki / Paul Ayumi : Hotel Zauberberg

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24144
Catalog Code: INT244
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Pianist Aki Takase and violinist Ayumi Paul's 1st collaboration is an 18 movement suite for violin and piano blending composition and improvisation, with 11 movements from Takase and 5 written with Paul, plus Mozart's "K. 1 minuet in G major" and the Preludio movement from Bach's solo violin partita in E major; an absorbing set of recordings inspired by the writings of Thomas Mann.


Ortiz, Aruan : Cub(an)ism

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24132
Catalog Code: INT290
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Cuban pianist Aruan Ortiz explores a range of musical idioms and styles, drawing on experiences from many phases of Ortiz' life in Cuba, Spain, France and the US, exploring cubist principles, faceting, and multiple perspectives with folkloric elements, as he presents 10 original compositions of passionate and playful music, performed with virtuosic skill.


Trio Heinz Herbert (w/ Dominic Landolt / Ramon Landolt / Mario Haenni): The Willisau Concert (Live)

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24131
Catalog Code: INT287
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Textural improv of improbable grooves and tones driven by intense periods of interaction balanced with spatial sonic environments; adventurous and exuberant dialog caught live at the Jazzfestival Willisau, in Switzerland, 2016 from the trio of Dominic Landolt on guitar, Ramon Landolt on Hammond organ, synthesizer & samples and Mario Haenni on drums.


Frith, Fred / Hans Koch: You Are Here

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24130
Catalog Code: Intakt 286
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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Two commanding players from the UK & European improv scene who have consistently pushed the envelope in free improvisation--electric & prepared guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist/bass clarinetist Hans Koch--present an album of assertive interactions, merging alien environments with amazing technical playing and inexplicable approaches to sound - superb!


Black, Jim: Malamute

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24129
Catalog Code: INT283
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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New York drummer Jim Black's multinational quartet, which toured Europe in 2015, is captured in the studio for an album of acoustic-electric improvisation that experiments with tunes and structures, using Elias Stemeseder's keyboards and Black's samplers in unexpected ways around strong playing from saxophonist Oskar Gudjonsson and bassist Chris Tordini.


Trio 3 (Lake / Workman / Cyrille): Visiting Texture

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24128
Catalog Code: INT282
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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This time around the long-standing trio of drummer Andrew Cyrille, bassist Reggie Workman, and saxophonist Oliver Lake doesn't add a 4th player to the group, instead focusing on the trio itself and their intuitive and implicitly lyrical approach to free jazz, in this 11th album recorded in the studio to feature their masterful collective playing as a group of equals where "music is the leader".


Sharp, Elliott / Mary Halvorson / Marc Ribot: ERR Guitar

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24127
Catalog Code: INT281
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Elliott Sharp's New York Studio zOaR was the meeting place for three New York guitarists--Sharp himself, Mary Halvorson, and Marc Ribot--who find common ground by blending a variety of approaches to the instrument in 12 excellent and generally succinct collective improvisations, stretching, bending, plucking and inexplicably effecting their guitars.


Eberhard, Silke Trio: Being Inn

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24126
Catalog Code: INT280
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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"It's no secret that reedist Silke Eberhard is a keen student of jazz history, a player whose inspiration routinely gets recharged by immersing herself in the music of her early heroes. For her that means more than listening to old reco...


Amok Amor: We Know Not What We Do

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24125
Catalog Code: INT279
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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An edgy, technically spectacular, inventive and slightly twisted jazz quartet of German-based free improvisers Christian Lillinger (drums), Petter Eldh (bass), Wanja Slavin (sax), with NY trumpeter Peter Evans (Mostly Other People Do the Killing) on trumpet, for 9 innovative compositions that thrill, amuse, and keep you on the edge of your seat.


Wickihalder, Jurg / Barry Guy / Lucas Niggli: Beyond

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24124
Catalog Code: INT277
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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A working trio formed from 3 generations of free jazz players dedicated to performing and recording, Jurg Wickihalder (sax), Barry Guy (bass) and Lucas Niggli (drums) spent two days at the Loft in Cologne, Germany recording this album of virtuosic skill and joyful playing, effortlessly passing from lyrical to abstract sections with always a song in their collective heart.


Eskelin / Weber / Griener: Sensations of Tone

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24123
Catalog Code: INT276
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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Taking their title from a 19th century text by Hermann von Helmholtz on acoustics and perception of sound, the trio of NY saxophonist Ellery Eskelin, German drummer Michael Griener, and Swiss bassist Christian Weber present a a series of improvised pieces alternated with early jazz compositions, juxtaposing both approaches to highlight their similarities and the differences.


Schlippenbach Trio (Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Lovens): Warsaw Concert

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24122
Catalog Code: INT275
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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After 44 years, the UK/European free improvising trio of pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach with saxophonist Evan Parker and drummer Paul Lovens, present this, their 20th album, an incredible extended performance plus a brief coda recorded during the Ad Libitum Festival at the Polish broadcasting, a testament to masterful skill and the endurance of free jazz.


Guy, Barry / Marilyn Crispell / Paul Lytton: Deep Memory

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24120
Catalog Code: INT273
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Inspired by Irish painter Hughie O' Donoghue, bassist and composer Barry Guy takes the same trio from his albums "Odyssey" and "Ithaka"--pianist Marilyn Crispell and drummer Paul Lytton--on an impressionist album of expressive and emotional playing, with lyrical and explosive peformances that reflect a haunting music showcasing each player's skills; stunning.


Laubrock, Ingrid (w/ Peter Evans, Peter / Dan Peck / Miya Masaoka / Miya / Tyshawn Sorey / Craig Tab

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24119
Catalog Code: Intakt 272
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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An all-star lineup and an exciting and unpredictable septet with a fascinating orchestration from saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock, also on glockenspiel, recording in the studio with a band presented at the 2015 Vision Festival in NY, with Peter Evans on trumpet, Miya Masaoka on koto, Craig Taborn on piano, Sam Pluta on electronics, Dan Peck on tuba, and Tyshawn Sorey on drums.


Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman / Evan Parker / Ikue Mori: Miller's Tale

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24117
Catalog Code: INT270
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Collective improvisation from a quartet of masters -- NY based Sylvie Courvoisier on piano, Mark Feldman on violin, Ikue Mori on electronics, and London improviser Evan Parker on soprano and tenor sax -- for four pieces as a quartet and five duos of varying configurations, folding back the structure of the band through more intimate conversations; simply excellent.


Black, Jim Trio: The Constant

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24115
Catalog Code: INT268
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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A beautiful example of the modern piano trio, led by in-demand drummer, Jim Black, with Elias Stemeseder the pianist and Thomas Morgan on bass, in a lyrical album that uses Black's compelling and elusive drumming on 9 original Black compositions and one unexpected standard, as all three deliver complex playing that sounds accessible and engaging, a true achievement.


Frith, Fred Trio: Another Day in Fucking Paradise

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24114
Catalog Code: INT267
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Proclaiming that he had nothing more in mind then getting together with a couple of formidable musicians, guitarist Fred Frith and Mills College alumni Jordan Glenn on drums and Jason Hoopes on electric and double bass take their listeners through 13 connected pieces that reference rock, jazz and ea-soundscape in an impressive album from a remarkable new group.


Guy, Barry: The Blue Shroud

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24113
Catalog Code: INT266
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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A massive work from bassist/composer Barry Guy inspired by the covering of Picasso's painting Guernica at the UN as we argued for war with Iraq, realized with a 14-member group that includes violinist Maya Homburger, pianist Agusti Fernandez, percussionists Lucas Nigglie & Ramon Lopez, with songs on texts by Irish poet Kerry Hardie; profound and inspired.


Rainey, Tom Trio (w/ Laubrock / Halvorson): Hotel Grief

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24103
Catalog Code: INT256
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Tom Rainey's New York Trio performing in the East Village Cornelia Street Cafe, with the drummer and leader accompanied by guitarist Mary Halvorson and saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock on soprano and tenor, as the three trade complex and intertwining lines and lay out solos that on the surface are lyrical while underneath they seethe with intricate interplay and bold concepts.


Laubrock Ingrid Anti-House (w/ Halvorson, Davis, Hebert, Rainey, Noriega): Roulette of the Cradle

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24099
Catalog Code: INT252
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Tenor and soprano saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock's NY band with guitarist Mary Halvorson, pianist Kris Davis, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Tom Rainey in their 3rd album as Anti-House, with strong compositions pushing the quintet into great improvisational territory as the band pushes and pulls each other to create something greater than each player.


Takase, Aki / Alexander von Schlippenbach: So Long, Eric! Homage to Eric Dolphy

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24095
Catalog Code: INT239
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Alexander von Schlippenbach and Aki Takase assembled an ensemble of Dolphy interpreters that includes bass clarinetist Rudi Mahall, saxophonist Tobias Delius, vibraphonist Karl Berger, trumpeter Axel Dorner, trombonist Nils Wogram, &c, for a fresh take on compositions from one of free jazz's most iconic composers -- Eric Dolphy -- captured live in Berlin, 2014.


Koch-Schutz-Studer With Shelley Hirsch: Walking And Stumbling Through Your Sleep [Used Item]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 23234
Catalog Code: INT201
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $11.95



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The remarkable Swiss improvising trio Koch-Schutz-Studer collaborates with NY improvising vocalist artist Shelley Hirsch for an amazing album of voice and electronic and acoustic improvisation with few boundaries and incredible insight.


Anker, Lotte / Fred Frith: Edge Of The Light

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 20240
Catalog Code: INT237
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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An intimate dialog between frequent collaborators, UK guitarist Fred Frith and Copenhagen saxophonist Lotte Anker, both players listening carefully as they interact in a fragile dialog of profound technique and inventive approach, using texture and nuance to create unusual and captivating interchanges that demonstrate how compatible these two very different instruments can be.


Frith, Fred / Barry Guy: Backscatter Bright Blue

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 20239
Catalog Code: INT236
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Both bassist Barry Guy and guitarist Fred Frith are key artists of Switzerland's Intakt label catalog, but surprisingly the two have never shared a stage together; Intakt had a feeling about their pairing and brought them into the studio, this superb duo album being the result in 10 brilliant tracks intertwining acoustic double bass and electric guitar.


Laubrock, Ingrid Octet: Zurich Concert

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 19102
Catalog Code: INT221
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The NEWJazz Meeting of the SWR German Radio in Baden-Baden brought saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock together with Tom Rainey, Ben Davis, Drew Gress, Liam Noble, Ted Reichman and Mary Halvorson to develop these 7 pieces, recorded live in concert in Zurich, 2011.


Squakk (Griener / Mahall / Roder / Thewes): Willisau & Berlin

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 19101
Catalog Code: Intakt 231
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Berlin's Squakk is the quartet of Michael Griener (drums), Rudi Mahall (bass clarinet, clarinet, baritone sax), Jan Roder (double bass), and Christof Thewes (trombone), performing free-bop that draws on jazz history transformed into the modern improvised language.


Sommer, Gunter Baby: Dedications

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 19100
Catalog Code: Intakt 224
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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An album of solo percussion from authoritative European improvising percussionist Gunter "Baby" Sommer, 9 works of exhilarating rhythms performed on drums, tubular bells, hang, gongs, xylophone, an array of unusual percussion instruments, plus his voice.


Guy, Barry New Orchestra: Amphi + Radio Rondo

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 18890
Catalog Code: INT235
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Two major works from bassist Barry Guy using unique compositional strategies, written for a large ensemble that inclues Evan Parkers (sax), Hans Koch (bass clarinet), Herb Robertson (trumpet), Johannes Bauer (trombone), Paul Lytton & Raymond Strid (percussion).


Hassler, Hans: Hassler

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 18628
Catalog Code: INT212
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Swiss accordionist Hans Hassler in his 2nd Intakt release, incorporating Swiss folk music, jazz, film music, free improvisation and classical interpretation in a band with Gebhard Ullmann on bass, Jurgen Kupke on clarinet, and Beat Follmi on percussion.


Takase, Aki La Planete: Flying Soul

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 18626
Catalog Code: INT220
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Pianist Aki Takase's Planet Quartet ensemble with clarinetist Louis Sclavis, Dominique Pifarely on violin and Vincent Courtois on cello, a beautiful blend of improvisation and composed work that plays with time, space and sound.


Turkoz, Saadet: Marmara Sea

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 18386
Catalog Code: INT061
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Classical Turkish music featuring the beautiful voice of Saadet Turkoz accompanied by Elliot Sharp (guitar), Joelle Leandre (bass), Burhan Ocal (ud, saz) and Martin Schutz (cello).


Biondini / Godard / Niggli: Mavi

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 18322
Catalog Code: INT226
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Exhiliarating melodic free jazz from the trio of Biondini (accordion), Godard (tuba & serpent) and Niggli (drums & percussion) in an album referencing the clear blue color of earth as seen from space.


Objets Trouves: Fresh Juice

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 18321
Catalog Code: INT225
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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The third CD of Objets Trouves, which translates to "a natural or discarded object found by chance and held to have aesthetic value", from Gabriela Friedli (piano), Co Streiff (sax), Dieter Ulrich (percussion) and Jan Schlegel (bass).


Jaeger, Michael: Kerouac: Dance Around In Your Bones

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 18320
Catalog Code: INT219
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Saxophonist and clarinetist Michael Jaeger's quartet with Vincent Membrez (piano), Luca Sisera (bass) and Norbert Pfammatter (drums) play with rhythms, sounds and spaces, merging traditional and new forms in euphoric ways.


Sommer, Gunter: Sachsische Schatulle

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 18265
Catalog Code: INT027
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Gunter Sommer in a solo percussion album that has him following effortlessly from drums to gongs, darabuka, schalmei, hacvkbrett - and back again in melodic and rhythmic ways.


Courvoisier, Sylvie - Mark Feldman Duo: Live At Theatre Vidy-Lausanne

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 17793
Catalog Code: INT210
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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The long-standing duo of violinist Mark Feldman and pianist Sylvie Courvoisier in 7 compositions dedicated to the memory of Cuban baseball legend Rene Gonzalez, performing live at the Theatre Vidy-Lausanne.


Trio 3 + Jason Moran: Refraction Breakin' Glass

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 17792
Catalog Code: INT217
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Trio 3 - Oliver Lake (sax), Reggie Workman (bass) & Andrew Cyrille (drums) - in their 5th release, adding guest pianist Jason Moran, who acts as a catalyst to push the group into far-reaching modern territory, including a rhythmic narrative work from Oliver Lake.